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COVID-19 throwing a wrench in DHA transition plans

Three big reforms in military health are being reconsidered due to the pandemic.

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Pentagon announces plan to downsize nearly 50 hospitals, clinics

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Defense bill puts brakes on Pentagon plan to reduce uniformed medical jobs

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Payment glitch hits TRICARE beneficiaries with four-figure monthly premiums

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VA concerned about allegations against prominent federal labor leader

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Department of Veterans Affairs said it’s concerned by recent allegations of sexual harassment against American Federation…

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FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2018 file photo, Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, speaks during the signing of an order withdrawing federal protections for countless waterways and wetlands, at EPA headquarters in Washington. Ernst says she turned down Donald Trump's request to run as his vice president in 2016 because of family concerns. Ernst made the claim in an affidavit in a divorce proceeding in October that was first reported by CityView, a Des Moines weekly newspaper. The filing was unsealed earlier this month after Ernst and her former husband of 25 years, Gail Ernst, settled their previously contentious divorce. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

New bill would allow agencies to fire employees found guilty of sexual assault

In today’s Federal Newscast, new legislation from Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) would give agencies the authority to fire employees and contractors convicted…

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Are you ready for TRICARE copayment increases?

TRICARE recipients will see an increase of up to 40% or slightly more to their prescription drug copayments at the beginning of 2020.

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